Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun torrent

3 senses of torrent

Sense 1
downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker -- (a heavy rain)
       => rain, rainfall -- (water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere)

Sense 2
torrent, violent stream -- (a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent")
       => current, stream -- (a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water")

Sense 3
flood, inundation, deluge, torrent -- (an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse")
       => batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")

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